Geotechnical Instrumentation and Monitoring Services

Alpha Adroit Engineering Ltd provides geotechnical instrumentation and monitoring services for measurement of field performance as well as for forensic and safety applications throughout Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and Northwest Territories.

— Call us Toll Free: 1-844-4-ADROIT (1-844-4-237648) or please contact us here for more information.

Alpha Adroit Engineering Ltd provides:

  • Planning and designing instrumentation and monitoring programs for the specific objectives of each projects
  • Installing instruments, logging data, and interpreting the collected data for evaluating geotechnical safety and performance, as well as, for using with Observational Method based design and construction
  • Installing and monitoring a wide range of instruments such as piezometers, inclinometers, tiltmeters, deformation bench-marks, settlement cells, seepage meters, geophones, load and pressure cells, crack meters, and other instruments as needed
  • Expertise with Electrical, Fiber-Optic, Penumatic, and Hydraulic instruments 
  • Developing new instruments as needed for specific applications

Alpha Adroit experts have extensive experience with the following instruments:

— Piezometers (Vibrating Wire, standpipe, multi-level standpipe, fiber optic, penumatic, twin-tube)
— FRP: Piezometer for measuring pore-water pressure in partially frozen soils and tight formations
— Inclinometers 
— Tiltmeters 
— Defrmation Bench-marks
— Settlement Cells 
— Sepage meters
— Load Cells
— Pressure Cells
— Extensometers
— Crack meters 
Vibration monitoring for pile driving monitoring as well as pile inspection and instrumentation services

Alpha Adroit experts also develop new instruments for special applications. FRP: Piezometer for measuring pore-water pressure in partially frozen soils and tight formations (United Stated Patent US 9,140,615 B2) was invented by Dr. Mohammadali Kia, P.Eng. (President, Alpha Adroit Engineering Ltd) together with co-inventors Dr. Norbert Rubin Morgenstern, P.Eng. and Dr. David Charles Sego, P.Eng. (Professor Emeritus, University of Alberta). Alpha Adroit experts have extensive experience in using instrumentation for dams, tailing dams, tunnels, tailings, open-pit mining, underground mining, bridges, slopes, forensic investigations, and other geotechnical applications. Three of Alpha Adroit's most senior Principal Geotechnical Engineers have been in practice since 1972 and have been involved with numerous geotechnical instrumentation and monitoring projects ever since. 

We provide our geotechnical instrumentation and monitoring services throughout Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and Northwest Territories. We also provide services in international locations directed through our main office in Edmonton, Alberta. 

— Call us Toll Free: 1-844-4-ADROIT (1-844-4-237648) or please contact us here for more information.